Gertrude Elaine Rabie

Gertrude “Trudy” Elaine Rabie beloved wife of Allan George Rabie of Calgary, AB passed away on Monday, December 7, 2015 at the age of 73 years.

Gertrude Elaine Sillito was born May 13, 1942 in Lethbridge, AB to William Wesley Sillito and Eleanor Ella Seddon.

She attended Business College in Calgary and worked in banking most of her life. She married the love of her life Allan George Rabie on December 30, 1964 in Vernon, B.C.

Trudy was a member of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints; and enjoyed numerous hobbies including, crocheting, sewing, quilting, and reading. In her younger days she loved bowling and playing softball. She broke her shoulder diving into home after hitting a home run. Favorite music artists include Kenny Rogers, Glen Campbell and Elvis.

Trudy lived in many places; Lethbridge, Salmon Arm, Kamloops, Surrey, Maple Ridge and Calgary.

Trudy is survived by her loving husband Allan; her five children, Bryan Keith Rabie, Penny Marie Radmilovic, James Allan Rabie, and twins, Garold “Gary” Dwaine and Laurence “Larry” Darwin Rabie; five grandchildren; and her beloved dog Bailey.

Trudy was predeceased by her parents, her father William in 1978 and her mother Eleanor in 1979; two sisters, Mary Jean and Lila Joy; and her brother Jerry.

Funeral Services were held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints (Salmon Arm, BC) on Saturday, December 12, 2015 at 11:00a.m. Condolences may be forwarded through www.mcinnisandholloway.com.

In living memory of Trudy Rabie, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES, Eastside, 5388 MEMORIAL DRIVE N.E., Calgary, AB Telephone: 403-248-8585.


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